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Broadband internet can help our older neighbors 

Access to high-speed broadband internet can provide numerous benefits for seniors who wish to live independently, especially in rural areas like ours. Here are a few examples of some ways that broadband internet can help can make independence possible: 

  1. Staying connected with loved ones: with broadband internet, seniors can easily keep in touch with family and friends through video calls, messaging apps, and social media platforms. This can help prevent feelings of isolation and loneliness, which can negatively impact mental and physical health. 
  1. Access online health resources: seniors can use broadband internet to access a variety of online health resources, such as telemedicine services, health monitoring devices, and online communities. This can help them manage their health more effectively and stay informed about the latest health trends. 
  1. Shop and manage finances online: seniors can use broadband internet to shop online and manage their finances from the comfort of their own homes. This can save them time and money and provide them with greater independence. 
  1. Learn new skills and hobbies: with broadband internet, seniors can access online courses, tutorials, and videos to learn new skills and hobbies. This can help keep their minds active and engaged and provide them with a sense of accomplishment and fulfillment. 

Overall, access to broadband internet can help seniors live independently by providing them with greater social connectivity, access to health resources, and opportunities to learn and grow. 

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